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    Dialogue with Guru

    Everyone, certainly has to do some kind of business in this world. No matter what we wish to sell, there will never be a shortage of buyers. But the choice of the product for sale rests with us. Do remember! some become rich by selling articles and some achieve greatness in the process of selling articles.

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    History of stroke raises dementia risk by 70 percent

    Mumbai: People who have suffered a stroke are more likely to develop dementia, as per a recent study by the University of Exeter Medical School. It was found that the link between stroke and dementia persisted even after considering other dementia risk factors such as blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The doctors said a history of stroke increases dementia risk by about 70%, and recent strokes more than doubled the risk.

  • ‘Too much sitting may cause health risks’

    Houston: Sitting for too long without taking a break may increase a wide range of health risks, even if one engages in recommended amounts of physical activity, scientists say. Further studies are needed to determine “the most effective and practical interventions for reducing habitual sitting,” said Linda Eanes from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in the US. “Nurses have a pivotal role to play in increasing public awareness about the

  • New HIV drug effectively reduces virus, boosts immunity: Study

    New York: A new intravenous HIV drug has shown to be effective in reducing virus, boost immunity among patients with advanced, multi-drug resistant HIV infection, results of a phase-III trial has showed. As the first monoclonal antibody approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March 2018 to treat HIV, ibalizumab is a promising option for individuals who have tried several other drug therapies. Ibalizumab targets the primary receptor for HIV

  • Have nutrients in right measure to stay fit in monsoon: Dieticians

    Indore: With monsoon rain playing hide and seek, weather is taking a toll on health of residents. They are approaching doctors with complaints of food poisoning, indigestion and other infection. Free Press talked to dieticians to know ways for maintaining health in monsoon, which is also a season of fasting. Excerpts

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    Health Check! Why Mumbai’s medical services are among the best in the country

    Mumbai, the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India, is also believed to be its health capital by many. The city does not only have the best of private hospitals, but, arguably, has India’s best public-health infrastructure. From the time JJ Hospital came into existence in the year 1843, Mumbai has been ahead of most Indian cities in healthcare services and is the country’s fastest growing medical hub.

  • An orange a day may prevent age-related vision loss

    Sydney: If you want to prevent losing your vision as you age and keep your eyes healthy, eat oranges daily, says a study led by an Indian origin researcher. Macular degeneration is a condition associated with old age that causes vision loss at the centre of the field of vision.

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    Mediterranean diet for a healthy heart! Pros and Cons

    Shillpi A Singh weighs the pros and cons of following the Mediterranean diet, which is hailed for its ability to lower rates of heart disease, thanks to a regimen rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and olive oil

  • How to stay fit and fine at 40 plus

    People in their 40s need to pay extra attention to their health. Here are a few habits one can adopt after 40 to be fit and fine

  • Indore: City’s fitness freaks switching over to Pilates

    Indore: Pilates is the new trend among women to stay fit. Still in nascent stage, this trend is attracting homemakers, professionals and youngsters.It improves physical strength, flexibility, posture and enhances mental awareness. Developed in the early 20thcentury by Joseph Pilates, Pilates lays stress on strengthening the body rather than just losing weight. It is a low impact workout that can be practiced by people from all walks of life to stay healthy and happy.

  • Sudden change in temperature leads to viral ailments in Mumbai

    MUMBAI: For the past few days the city has witnessed a sudden change in temperatures due to which many Mumbaikars are suffering from high fever, cough, sore throat, body aches and stomach ailments. Health experts said that the virus thrives in a fluctuating temperature due to which cases have increased.

  • How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use

    Toronto: Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases. According to the study, controlling the mosquitoes at the larval stage may be the best strategy to reduce their population. The researchers showed that introducing hungry minnows — small freshwater fish — into bodies of water where mosquitoes breed, can dramatically decrease the number of adult mosquitoes, especially those capable of carrying the

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    Schizophrenia — most misunderstood mental illness

    Mumbai: Schizophrenia during childhood is quite uncommon, but leaves a severe mental disorder in which children interpret reality abnormally. Schizophrenia involves a range of problems with thinking (cognitive), behaviour or emotions. It may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking that impairs your child’s ability to function.

  • Stay sweet, without sugar

    Other than salt, sugar is the only one major ingredient to have received a bad a rap. No wonder everyone is looking for a suitable alternative. Anupama Chandra attempts to help you in this trial 

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Forest fire takes a toll on Rajouri locals’ health

    Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir): Amid the wild fire raging in the forests area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district for the past three days, Locals in are complaining of being exposed to a number of health diseases. The students are finding it difficult to continue their schools as the air quality in the area has deteriorated. “Officials are working to control the fire, but it is difficult to do so as no

  • Are ACs Good for a Newborn?

    The global temperature is on an increase and we can feel it very much through our daily sweats. The in-room temperatures are also increasing and that too when you are pregnant. There are multiple ways to cool your body temperature with the help of fruits and other self-help methods. But once you have delivered and have a cute little one to whom you cannot feed these fruits or do any baby spa, the obvious

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    Mumbai: As temperature soars, there’s a surge in number of nosebleed cases

    Mumbai: Nose bleeding, medically known as ‘epistaxis’, is one of the most common problems and for someone who experiences it frequently in summer it can be very irritating. The mere sight of blood dripping down your nose can be quite intimidating. Nosebleeds are caused by a small blood vessel rupturing. A nosebleed can be anterior or posterior. An anterior nosebleed is the most common, with blood coming from the front of the